Actuality of a protest by members of the NYC gay community over the filming of William Friedkin's Cruising on August 20, 1979. [Unidentified female protester] reports that the protest successfully blocked the film's crew from shooting on Christopher Street the previous night. Joe Simenyak[sp?] addresses the crowd and slams Mayor Ed Koch and his administration for not issuing any statements about the film. The group marches down Christopher Street to visit the Badlands and Ramrod, two bars that... Source: WBAI
1968 CALIFORNIA GRAPE STRIKE, reported by Nanette Rainone. Dolores Huerta, Vice President of the National Farm Workers Union, along with three farm laborers, discuss the strike. BROADCAST: WBAI, 8 Dec. 1968. (ca. 45 min.) BB3904 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: grape, strike, california, pacifica, rainone, union
Audio of the 2004 RNC and DNC, including DNC opening day mix, Wycleff Jean "If I Were President;" audio of Jesse Jackson and Michael Moore outside of the RNC. Topics: 2004 DNC, 2004 RNC, Pacifica Radio Archives
Additional Title: United Community Fund of San Francisco Meeting on Aid to Needy ChildrenDescription: 210,000 children every year receive help through the Aid to Needy Children (ANC) program. This discussion was recorded at the United Community Fund of San Francisco meeting on ANC. Moderated by Judge Robert Kroninger of the Oakland Municipal Court (chairman, ANC Committee, California Association for Health and Welfare). The panel includes Professor Jacobus tenBroek, chairman of the California... Topics: californialightandsound, Public welfare, San Francisco (Calif.), Kroninger, Robert H. (Robert... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Edward Haber interviews Canadian singer-songwriters Kate (1946-2010) and Anna McGarrigle (1944 - ) at a coffee shop near Carnegie Hall on February 2, 1980. They talk about their upcoming release, French Record, which is sung entirely in French, the difference in folk music styles between French Canada and other countries, and singing in French to English audiences. Interview is interwoven with some of their recordings. Source: WBAI
Andrea Natalie, lesbian feminist cartoonist, author, creator, and artist of three cartoon series collections "Stonewall Riots," "The Night Audrey's Vibrator Spoke," and "Rubyfruit Mountain" interviewed by Josy Catoggio of Feminist Magazine. They discuss her work, other lesbian feminist cartoonists, and her life. Source: KPFK
Cecil Brown, member of the U.C. Berkeley English Department faculty and author, talks with Elanor Sully about the Voodoo (also called Hoodoo) tradition of Black art and religion in relation to his own work. He has a PhD in African American Literature from the University of California, Berkeley. He talks about his new best-selling novel "The Life and Love of Mr. Jiveass Nigger" which is about a character named George Washington who tells lies but is on a search for identity. He is... Source: KPFA
Cesar Chavez at City College. Talk on the United Farm Workers in California, and the political power of unions. Recorded at New York City College, 16 May 1968. (69 min.)BB3147 Pacifica Radio Archives Topics: chavez, farm, migrant, grape, pacifica
Description: On the occasion of the Columbus Day festivities being held in San Francisco's Aquatic Park on October 12, 1971, a group of Native Americans held a counter-celebration marked by ceremonies of mourning. The two events happened within earshot of each other and were recorded by KPFA's Bill Schechner. This recording documents reactions to the event by both Native and non-Native people.Call Number: BC0518Date Published: 1971-12-11Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio... Topics: californialightandsound, Indians of North America--Political activity, Protests, demonstrations,... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Leonard Weinglass, Bella Abzug, Morton Halperin, Daniel Ellsberg, Victor Marchetti (former CIA agent), Ramona Ripston, Senator Alan Cranston, John Burton, Congressman Michael Harrington, and Lillian Hellman discuss the Central Intelligence Agency and the American Civil Liberties Union. Stanley Sheinbaum moderates. Recorded at at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, CA on April 26, 1975. Broadcast on KPFK on May 5, 1975. See also #KZ1146.13 Source: BC
Leonard Weinglass, Bella Abzug, Morton Halperin, Daniel Ellsberg, Victor Marchetti (former CIA agent), Ramona Ripston, Senator Alan Cranston, John Burton, Congressman Michael Harrington, and Lillian Hellman discuss the Central Intelligence Agency and the American Civil Liberties Union. Stanley Sheinbaum moderates. Recorded at at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, CA on April 26, 1975. Broadcast on KPFK on May 5, 1975. See also KZ1146.13 ." Source: BC
Recording includes Victor Marchetti making statement about the CIA investigation, Q and A with Bella Abzug, Alan Cranston and others. Also see BC2269A and BC2269B for more information. Stanley Sheinbaum moderates. Broadcast on KPFK on May 30, 1975. Source: KPFK
Seymour Cassell discusses John Cassavetes and his film "Faces" with Claire Clouzot. 1968. BB5151 Pacifica Radio Archives. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: film, cassavetes, clouzot, pacifica, rowlands, faces, independent, director
Actor Alan Arkin discusses his role in the film "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"; interviewed by Claire Clouzot, 1968. (19min) BB5186 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: clouzot, acting, arkin, drama, film, deaf, mute, tragedy, locke
An Interview with Melvin Van Peebles by Claire Clouzot. Los Angeles, 1968. Film director discusses his film "The Story of a Three-Day Pass". BB5187 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: film, peebles, clouzot, pacifica, black
An Interview with Stanley Kramer by Claire Clouzot. Los Angeles, 1968. Recorded at Stanford University, Stanford, California. Director Stanley Kramer discusses his film "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner". BB5196 Pacifica Radio Archives. Visit www.PacificaRadioArchives.org for more information. Topics: film, kramer, clouzot, pacifica, hollywood, hepburn, tracy, poitier
The first half of WBAI's Free Music Store concert from December 17, 1971 devoted to guitars (the second half features the Jim Hall Trio - see BC0709.21). A program of classical music for solo guitar performed by William "Bill" Matthews at WBAI's Free Music Store on December 17, 1971. Matthews performs Prelude no. 1 and selected Etudes by Heitor Villa-Lobos; Allemande, minuet and courante by Ernst Gottlieb Baron, three short pieces, one by Fernando Sor, For guitar no. 1 by Jim Hall and... Topics: Guitar, Matthews, Bill, Villa-Lobos, Heitor, Baron, Ernst Gottlieb, 1696-1760, Sor, Fernando,...
Convention coverage in Chicago, 1968. Sounds from downtown demonstrations and Democratic convention nominations. Reported by Steve Bookshester and Dale Minor, interviews by Julius Lester. Actuality from Pacifica's coverage of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Examines the political struggles on the floor of the Convention. Features Julius Lester's interviews with Black delegates who talk about the confusion and corruption of the process, as well as his reports on the battle on... Topics: politic, convention, chicago, knight, ginsberg, pacifica, bookshester
A play for voices by William S. Tracy. A one-sided telephone conversation is the framework for this character study of an artist. Featuring a tour de force performance by Peter Altschuler as Jim Conroy, with Cindy Balabar as Aunt Mary Clare, Frank Coffee as the priest, George Spelvin as the doctor and Baird Searles as the narrator. Technical production by Ed Woodard. Directed by Clifford Fagin. This recording was formerly cataloged as BB3897. Topics: Radio plays, Tracy, William S.
Conversation with June Jordan, interviewed by Julius Lester 1968. Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Discussion of the pain and plight of Black Americans with emphasis on the word "negro". (30 min.) BB3788.12 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: lester, jordan, pacifica, interview
Kathleen Cleaver, Communications Secretary of the Black Panther Party, State Assembly candidate on the Peace & Freedom Party platform and wife of Black Panther Party Minister of Information Eldridge Cleaver, discusses Black activism and her husband's activities and persecution with host Julius Lester. Cleaver talks about the origins of the Black Panther Party and describes it as the culmination of a series of movements and organizations in the black community. She also talks about their... Topics: Lester, Julius., Blacks -- Political activity., Conversation with Kathleen Cleaver / interviewed by...
Herb Kutchins, a professor of social work and, moderates a discussion with members of Conversion Our Goal (COG), the first transsexual support group in the United States, and Elliott Blackstone, an SFPD sergeant and long-time advocate for LGBT rights.
A speaker begins by giving instructions in preparation for arrests. Savio announces that Bob Treuhaft, an FSM legal advisor, has been arrested without specific charges. He indicated that there are faculty observers of the arrests and discusses what to expect during and after an arrest, based on his experience being arrested during the Sheraton Palace civil rights protest arrests. Students sing civil rights songs "Marching to the Freedom Land" and "This Little Light of Mine". Source: KPFA
Four Los Angeles area gang members, Spud and Jason (Belok) of the Bloods, and Cedric (Baby Nerve) and Nate (Caliber) of the Crips recount how they got involved with gangs, everyday life as a gang member, the drugs and killings associated with gangs, what gangs represent to them, the economic problems confronting inner city youth, harassment by the police, relationships between Koreans and African-Americans, gangs coming together to protect their community, voting, and tearing down the system.... Source: KPFK
Four gang members from opposing gangs--Spud and Jason(Belok) of the Bloods, and Cedric(Baby Nerve) and Nate(Caliber) of the Crips, talk about the Rodney King beating and the civil unrest that followed the police aquittals, the relationship of gangs to the police, relationships between Koreans and African-Americans, the systematic oppression of African-Americans in the United States, and creating unity with the black community. Recorded in Los Angeles, May 1992. Source: KPFK
Robert Krulwich hosts the Washington Report live from Washington, D.C. Episode contains a speech by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a review of President Ford's decision making process, and a dramatization of Ann Blackman interviewing President Ford's daughter, Susan, performed by Paz Cohen as Susan Ford and Robert Krulwich as Ann Blackman. Krulwich also reviews current events including the Senate Select Committee on Government Intelligence. Broadcast on WBAI on April 9, 1975. Source: WBAI
Czechoslovakia interviews by Betty Pilkington. When & Where: Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Mike Berlin, Peter Schwernin, and Gheet Bueno discuss the impact of the Czechoslovakia invasion on U.S.-Soviet relations. (29 min.) BB3563 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: soviet, relations, czechoslovakia, pilkington, schwernin, bueno, pacifica